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US airlines see light at end of tunnel

22 April 2009 Press Release Airline News

The aviation industry has finally been given something to cheer after both Delta Airlines and United Airlines posted smaller-than-expected quarterly losses. The two US aviation heavyweights cited lower fuel prices and schedule cuts helping them to fight off sharp falls in demand.Stockmarkets cheered the results with Delta rising 19 percent and United up by 13 percent, as investors saw this as the worst over for the aviation downturn.

United rolls out lie-flat beds

23 July 2007 Press Release Airline News

United Airlines has revealed details of its new international United Business® experience that will provide customers with the optimal space to work, sleep or relax during long overseas flights.

United unveils first class suite

12 December 2006 Press Release Airline News

United Airlines unveiled initial details about the previously announced $165 million upgrade to its international widebody fleet that includes a new luxurious United First Suite, which provides passengers with more privacy, personal space and comfort on overseas flights.

United launches DC, Tokyo route

30 October 2006 Press Release Airline News

United launches new daily nonstop passenger and cargo service between Washington, D.C., and Tokyo Narita, Japan—its first-ever Asia-Pacific service from the nation’s capital.

United Airlines Expands Service to Munich

16 February 2005 Press Release Airline News

United today announced it will launch a daily nonstop flight between Chicago O’Hare and Munich, beginning June 7, 2005. This new service is in addition to United’s existing daily Washington Dulles-Munich service. United’s new flight, open for sale today, complements the Chicago-Munich code-share flight currently operated by Star Alliance partner Lufthansa, giving customers an additional schedule option on the route and timed to provide convenient connections from both cities on United and Lufthansa.

United Mileage Plus Adds Up

12 November 2003 Press Release Airline News

PRNewswire-FirstCall CHICAGO Nov. 11 :United Airlines (BULLETIN BOARD: UALAQ) today announced the addition of several new benefits to its #1 rated* Mileage Plus program for 2004—including new opportunities to earn miles, upgrades, and elite status.

Air Canada & United Introduce Inter-Airline Electronic Ticket

14 June 2000 Press Release Travel Technology News

Air Canada and United Airlines today introduced the airline industry`s first true inter-airline (interline) electronic ticketing service, making it possible for customers to use a single electronic ticket for travel on more than one airline. The service, available immediately, is the first electronic ticketing initiative that actually bridges two different airline computer reservations systems.

UNITED, DELTA, NORTHWEST AND CONTINENTAL ANNOUNCE PLANS TO LAUNCH INDUSTRY-LEADING TRAVEL WEB SITE

9 November 1999 Press Release Travel Technology News

United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines and Continental Airlines today announced their partnership in a new independently owned travel Web site. The new site, the first multi-airline travel portal, will provide customers with convenient online access to airline, hotel, car rental and other travel services in addition to Internet offers.

UNITED AIRLINES’ E-TICKET SERVICE NOW AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE

4 January 1999 Press Release Travel Technology News

United Airlines announced today that its popular electronic ticket service is now available to 100% of the 259 destinations in the United and United Express worldwide network. Today’s launch of E-Ticket service to and from Brazil marks the completion of the deployment of United’s electronic ticketing product.